Use the search tab on the right. Don't forget to look on the old Sailing Scenes site for photos taken before 2016
Welcome to Sailing Scenes
This new site, launched in May 2016 and still being developed and populated, is currently running in parallel with the Sailing Scenes archive site from 2003. Photos taken before 2016 will progressively be added to these pages together with new additions. In the meantime,  for thousands of photos from 2003 to 2015, please visit the archive site here.
Post-Christmas orders Apparently something called Christmas has been and gone, so now's the perfect time to arrange those non-Christmas, late-Christmas or New Year presents – and what better than a photo of sailing in the sun to brighten up these cold winter days? For Sailing Scenes it was business as usual over Christmas (postal delays excepting) and it will be the same over the coming week, so just get in touch with any orders or queries.
Poole Week 2017 Rather fewer than usual, for reasons I will explain, but find the photos here
Drascombe Golden Jubilee Rally in Weymouth, July 2017 See the photos in the new gallery of the Cruise to Lulworth
 Round the Island Race 2017 All photos now in the RTI gallery, here. 
Poole Bay, 17th & 18th June Cruising yachts here. More to follow (and dinghies in Swanage Sailing Club's Rees Cup race if anyone's interested). Please make contact with any queries in the meantime.
PYRA: finish of Weymouth-Poole race, 18th June: photos here
Albacore Southern Areas  See the shots in the the Albacore Southern Areas gallery
Flying Fifteen open, Parkstone, 3rd June Photos here.
Poole Bay, 3rd June Photos are in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts gallery
PYRA (Poole Yacht Racing Association) Poole-Cowes race, 26 May 17: photos here
J/24 Southern Areas, 27 May  Photos in the J/24 Southerns gallery
Poole Bay, 26th May Sweden Yachts 390s and Hanse 371s...find yourselves here
Poole Bay, 21st May   Find cruising yachts here and motorboats here (plus one or two of Lilliput and Christchurch Sailing Clubs' race in the bay here).
Poole Bay, 14th May  Find cruising yachts in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts gallery and motorboats on the Motorboats & RIBs pages Or just search for boat name, sail number or design class using the search tab on the right.
Poole Bay, 29th April We were in the bay on Saturday 29th, so if you saw our black RIB with red Sailing Scenes banners, we might have a shot of your boat. Use the search box (enter boat name, type or sail number) or have a look through the gallery here.
Meet the Spaekhuggers  Ever met a Spaekhugger? If you sail in Denmark, Holland or Germany you will probably be familiar with these Danish double-enders. If they're new to you, you can see what they (and their big sister, the Grinde) look like here (and no, the photos weren't taken in Denmark, Holland or Germany!)
Cotswold Hunt – Boxing Day Meet photos here
Looking for something? Use the search tab (on the right) to search by boat name, sail number, design type or event. This new site is still only a few months old, so if you don't find what you're looking for, don't forget to try the archive Sailing Scenes Site, which goes right back to 2003. Or just get in touch – always happy to help.
Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller, Parkstone  See the shots here.
J/24 Autumn Cup 2016 A gallery with some initial photos is here.
Bart's Bash at Parkstone A few photos for starters can be found here. 
Boats in Poole Bay and PYRA Folly-Poole race, Sun 11th Sep A few sample PYRA pics are here. A handful of cruisers are are in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts gallery; the rest will follow.
Laser Masters at Parkstone – Sun 11th Sep A few taster pics are in the Laser Masters gallery
 18ft Skiffs – European Grand Prix at Sandbanks  All photos now indexed and uploaded in a new gallery here
adidas Poole Week  All photos now uploaded to the Poole Week 2016 gallery. See the daily reports here. The initial selection of photos from the week is here. And you can also re-visit the action from last year's Poole Week.
Saturday 13th August & Sunday 14th Poole Bay – photos now uploaded. Search for you boat in the galleries for Cruising Yachts, motorboats or dinghies & dayboats
Saturday 6th August  Poole/Swanage/Studland – use these links to find your boat in the appropriate gallery: cruising yachtsmotorboats or dinghies
Sunday 31st July: if you saw the Sailing Scenes RIB between Swanage Bay and the western Solent (Contessa 26 rally, Taittinger Regatta, PYRA race finish and plenty of cruising yachts and power boats in between)... 
The shots are in the following galleries: Contessa 26s (upload nearly complete), Taittinger (completed), PYRA, cruising yachts (completed), motorboats and dayboats.
Saturday 23rd July: Poole Bay, Studland Bay and Swanage Bay. Find the photos in A-Z of Cruising Yachts, or in the Motorboats or Dinghies & Dayboats galleries.
Other recent galleries:   

 Sonata Nationals 2016                  Round the Island Race 2016               Poole Regatta 2016 (inc. MOCRA, J/24, VPRS, & IRC Southerns)



Boats in Poole Bay, 8th May                  Moths at Parkstone                               RS200s at Parkstone


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